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2015-03-12 12:54:04

This, we are told, is the Anthropocene, the Age of Man. But just what does that mean and when did the current age begin?

Anthropocene Continues To Instigate Scientific Debate
2012-11-01 13:07:36

GSA Annual Meeting Technical Session: "Geomorphology of the Anthropocene"

Mysteries Of Ozone Depletion Continue 25 Years Later
2011-08-30 09:55:23

Even after many decades of studying ozone and its loss from our atmosphere miles above the Earth, plenty of mysteries and surprises remain, including an unexpected loss of ozone over the Arctic this past winter.

2011-05-09 12:51:10

A panel of some of the world's leading climate and glacier scientists co-chaired by a Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researcher issued a report today commissioned by the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences citing the moral imperative before society to properly address climate change.

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2011-02-02 22:26:36

Human influence on the landscape is highlighted in a new set of studies led by University of Leicester researchers.

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2010-04-14 13:13:04

In just two centuries, humans have wrought such vast and unprecedented changes to our world that we actually might be ushering in a new geological time period that could alter the planet for millions of years.

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2010-03-27 11:21:23

Geologists from the University of Leicester are among four scientists- including a Nobel prize-winner – who suggest that the Earth has entered a new age of geological time.

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2009-04-08 13:40:00

President Barack Obama’s science and technology director said on Wednesday that the controversial use of geoengineering needs to be considered an option for combating global climate change.

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2008-10-07 15:40:11

A Nobel Prize winning scientist said on Tuesday that the current lagging economy could provide Earth with a much-needed break from climate change-inducing emissions of carbon dioxide.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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